Children and Family Development Minister Stan Hagen has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He will be having an operation at the end of November and recuperating in December. An insider says Minister Hagen will not be resigning his portfolio. He will be making an official announcement with Premier Gordon Campbell at 4:30. CKNW is also broadcasting at this hour a similar report. Earlier, Public Eye reported Minister Hagen would be making a major personal announcement today.
November 23, 2004